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  • The Jewish Museum - Sign up or Log in
    Group Visits Families Teens Pre K 12 Educators Visitors with Disabilities Institutional Partnerships Talks and lectures performances hands on art making and more are designed to engage general audiences families students and educators and visitors of all abilities explore our programs About Welcome About the JM Contact Connect FAQs Rentals Located on New York City s Museum Mile the Jewish Museum is a distinctive hub for art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds From our unique collection to our distinctive exhibitions and dynamic education programs there is always something to see and do learn more Support Membership Individual Giving Corporate Support Planned Giving Travel Program Special Events Become a member today Individual Corporate and Foundation support are crucial to furthering the Jewish Museum s mission to collect preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search Create an account to save your favorite artworks events Sign up with email Already have an account Sign in below Email Address Password Sign in Forgot Your Password Remember me Contact Us 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York NY 10128 Directions 212 423 3200 info thejm org Connect With Us Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Tumblr Pinterest Join Us Members enjoy valuable benefits including free admission discounts and previews of new exhibitions while helping the Museum to celebrate and share the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people Become a member Terms Conditions Privacy Policy Press Accessibility About This Site 2016 The Jewish Museum TheJewishMuseum Gay Block and Malka Drucker A Recontextualized Ketubbah marriage contract ow ly YiXJP pic twitter com 06JHwtcU6U If all my photographs were lost and I d be represented by just one The Steerage I d be satisfied

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  • The Jewish Museum - Careers
    organizes and manages the collection distribution and archiving of the museum s diverse digital assets Major responsibilities include developing metadata taxonomy framework uploading and tagging assets managing and troubleshooting imports updating metadata and general system maintenance Read More Internships The Jewish Museum s year round Internship Program provides an opportunity to participate in the day to day operations of one of New York City s leading museums of art and culture The Jewish Museum offers fall spring and summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students and beginning professionals Most internships are unpaid and are available in a wide range of museum departments including curatorial affairs collections and exhibitions membership marketing and communications and development Our internship program is highly competitive and acceptance is based upon academic achievements interests experience related skills motivation and availability Time commitments are flexible and can range from as little as fourteen hours to thirty five hours per week depending on availability and the department s needs The Jewish Museum encourages diversity and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds For information about our Teen Intern program please click here How to Apply Please email the following information to the Human Resources Department at interns thejm org Internship Application PDF Resume Cover letter please describe your interest in the internship you are applying for and what skills you have to offer Two references Any other materials that are relevant and or requested or forward your materials to The Jewish Museum Attention Human Resources Manager 1109 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10128 212 423 3232 Please specify which internship you are applying for in the subject header of your email All completed materials are required in order to be considered for an internship position Please be aware that we do not notify applicants of receiving these materials Due to the volume of internship applications we are unable to provide informational interviews A staff member will contact you directly if we decide to schedule an interview Spring 2016 internships Spring 2016 Term January May Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis Design Intern The Marketing and Creative Services Department at The Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in communications who would like hands on experience creating graphics for a non profit art and culture museum Read More Public Relations Intern for Isaac Mizrahi Exhibition The Marketing and Communications Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning about fashion and cultural communications Read More Membership Intern Assist the Membership Department staff in all areas related to membership development fund raising and member services and benefits Read More Collections Management Registration Intern The Program Administration department of the Jewish Museum is seeking a Collections Management Registration Intern to assist with a variety of projects related to the documentation of the museum s permanent collection as well as temporary exhibition planning and preparation Read More Permissions Intern Rights and Reproductions Program Administration The Permissions Intern

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  • The Jewish Museum - Press Room
    Alan Levenson discussing religion with author Susan Miller Katz and A Closer Look gallery talks of current exhibitions Read More Download PDF Request Press Images News Program Change Announcement The Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can Present Bang on a Can Unorthodox The Mivos Quartet Plays Steve Reich Release Date January 26 2016 On Thursday February 4 2016 at 7 30pm Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum will present Bang on a Can Unorthodox a concert performed by the acclaimed Mivos Quartet celebrating composer Steve Reich The program will not include Reich s Violin Phase as previously announced and will instead feature Reich s poignant work WTC 9 11 for string quartet and tape written in response to the September 11 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center The concert will also include Reich s Holocaust related masterpiece Different Trains and his intensely contrapuntal Triple Quartet both for string quartet and tape Read More Download PDF The Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can Present Bang on a Can Unorthodox The Mivos Quartet Plays Steve Reich Request Press Images Exhibitions The Television Project Some of My Best Friends Highlights from the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting Examine Anti Semitism Through Classic TV Beginning March 18 2016 Release Date January 25 2016 With the second installment of its new ongoing exhibition series the Jewish Museum will continue introducing visitors to a dynamic part of its collection the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting NJAB The Television Project Some of My Best Friends will be on view from March 18 through August 14 2016 exploring the full range of the medium s approach to anti Semitism from the satire and humor of the situation comedy to serious dramas that dissect the origins motivations and consequences of prejudice Clips from such programs as All in the Family Downton Abbey Mad Men Gunsmoke and The Mary Tyler Moore Show will be featured Read More Download PDF Highlights from the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting Examine Anti Semitism Through Classic TV Beginning March 18 2016 Request Press Images Family Two Concerts David Weinstone and The Music for Aardvarks Band Perform Family Concerts at the Jewish Museum Sunday February 7 Release Date January 11 2016 David Weinstone and The Music for Aardvarks Band will perform two concerts for kids at the Jewish Museum on Sunday February 7 at 11 30 am and 2 00 pm Families will hear favorite songs celebrating being a kid in New York City such as City Kid Taxi Jack Hammer Joe and Modern Art David Weinstone founder of Music for Aardvarks explains our shows are rockin and we try to have as much audience participation as possible We ve even had kids come up on stage with us to sing or dance Read More Download PDF David Weinstone and The Music for Aardvarks Band Perform Family Concerts at the Jewish Museum Sunday February 7 Request Press Images Family New Family Program Archaeology Mondays at the Jewish Museum Beginning February

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  • The Jewish Museum - Programs - Talks & Performances
    The Word Spoken Sung and Played Thursday December 10 2015 Acclaimed Israeli pianist Daniel Gortler presents a unique chamber music concert featuring Brahms s Die schöne Magelone along with other 19th and 20th century classics dedicated to the word The program will also include performances by internationally renowned vocalists Lauren Flanigan and David Adam Moore The recital program will include Johannes Brahms Ludwig Tieck The Fair Magelone Lieder Op 33 Published in 1869 15 Romances for Voice and Piano With texts from Ludwig Tieck s novella The Love Story of the Fair Magelone and Count Peter of Provence Intermission Luciano Berio A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man from Epifanie Composed 1960 1963 Originally for voice and orchestra arranged for piano by Christopher Cooley Text by James Joyce Franz Schubert Three Piano Pieces 3 Klavierstucke D 946 Composed in 1828 Bang on a Can The Power of Pictures Thursday November 5 2015 Featuring Robert Black the Hartt Bass Band and Friends Composers who were isolated behind the Iron Curtain had to develop their own unique ways of pushing musical boundaries Bassist and founding member of the Bang on a Can All Stars Robert Black anchors a program of chamber music by experimental Soviet composers Galina Ustvolskaya Arthur Lourie and Sofia Gubaidulaina A highlight of the program is a rare performance of Ustvolskaya s relentless Composition No 2 for piano eight double basses and one giant cube of wood This performance corresponds to the Museum s exhibition The Power of Pictures Early Soviet Photos Early Soviet Film Bang on a Can Repetition and Difference Thursday July 9 2015 Featuring Todd Reynolds A forerunner in the expansion of the violin beyond its classical and wood bound tradition Todd Reynolds electrifies in concert weaving together composed and improvised segments and making use of computer technology and digital loops to sculpt his sounds in real time seamlessly integrating minimalist pop Jazz Indian African Celtic and indigenous folk music into his own sonic blend The violinist of choice for a generation of New York composers particularly those who trace their influences to the minimalists of downtown New York this program explores repetition and difference in music for violin and electronics by Bang on a Can co founders Michael Gordon and David Lang expressivist post minimalist Ingram Marshall and by Todd Reynolds himself The performance corresponds to the Museum s exhibition Repetition and Difference This concert is made possible by a generous endowment from the William Petschek Family Bang on a Can All Stars Bang on a Can Revolution of the Eye Thursday May 14 2015 Featuring Bang on a Can All Stars This concert highlights the relationship between music and image The Bang on a Can All Stars will perform an acclaimed work by clarinetist composer Don Byron to accompany a screening of Eugene an early television show by pioneering American comedian Ernie Kovacs The program will also include Fade to Slide a music and video piece from Bang on a Can s brand new CD Field Recordings by visual artist Christian Marclay where short fragments of films are edited into a rapid succession of events that the musicians use as a structure for their performance Plus works from the All Stars core repertoire by Bang on a Can co founders David Lang and Julia Wolfe The performance corresponds to the Museum s exhibition Revolution of the Eye Modern Art and the Birth of American Television Don Byron Eugene with film of Ernie Kovacs Don Byron Basquiat Christian Marclay Fade to Slide with film David Lang Sunray Julia Wolfe Lick Maya Beiser Bang on a Can Beauty Is Power Thursday January 29 2015 Featuring Maya Beiser Inspired by Helena Rubinstein the fascinating self made beauty industry powerhouse the celebrated cellist Maya Beiser asks Is beauty powerful For this concert held in conjunction with the exhibition currently on view at the Jewish Museum Beiser has chosen to perform beautiful music by powerful women From Hildegard von Bingen to Janis Joplin to Imogen Heap this program explores themes of beauty spirituality and ritual The concert features the U S premiere of Anna Clyne s Rest These Hands and the world premiere of Emunah by Bang on a Can co founder Julia Wolfe Maya Beiser was raised in the Galilee Mountains in Israel surrounded with the music and rituals of Jews Muslims and Christians Beiser studied classical cello repertoire and has dedicated her work to reinventing solo cello performance in the mainstream classical area She was a founding member of the Bang on a Can All Stars has collaborated with Steve Reich Brian Eno and Shirin Neshat and has performed in stage shows at BAM and other top venues around the world Patri cia Magalha es Bang on a Can From the Margins Thursday November 6 2014 Featuring Steve Coleman Jonathan Finlayson and Anthony Tidd The collision between Abstract Expressionism and jazz began in the galleries and clubs of New York in the 1940s as avant garde artists from each world learned more about each other This connection pushed jazz in a more formal intellectual direction exemplified by a number of thoughtful composer performers An heir to this great tradition is the Chicago composer saxophone player and bandleader Steve Coleman who has performed with the big bands of Thad Jones and Mel Lewis Cecil Taylor and Sam Rivers released more than 25 records and is a 2014 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship Coleman is joined by musicians and frequent collaborators Jonathan Finlayson trumpet and Anthony Tidd bass JMTV Channel One Exhibitions Artist Interviews bullet nav data cycle pause on hover true data cycle slides div data youtube youtube player Channel Two Talks Performances bullet nav data cycle pause on hover true data cycle slides div data youtube youtube player Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Share Like Relive an unusual evening of discussion between Jens Hoffmann Deputy Director Exhibitions and Public Programs and Groucho Marx portrayed by writer and

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  • The Jewish Museum - Programs - Group Visits
    Museum Edition Courtesy of kiwiartsgroup com and www warhol org editions Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe Andy Warhol s most celebrated muses both converted to Judaism in the 1950s Students consider two examples of Warhol s iconic portraiture and explore issues of identity and the ongoing fascination with star power Classes may also visit The Television Project Picturing a People BOOK THIS PROGRAM Temporary Exhibition Tours The Power of Pictures Sep 25 2015 Feb 7 2016 Grades K 12 Explore the radical graphic style of early Soviet photography and posters and learn about the transformative power of images Consider the ability of photographs posters and film to communicate ideas in direct and striking ways Classes focusing on the medium of photography may also visit Masterpieces Curiosities Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage Alexander Rochenko Stairs 1929 30 Gelatin silver print 7 1 2 11 1 2 in 19 1 29 2 cm Sepherot Foundation Vaduz Liechtenstein Book This Program Temporary Exhibition Tours Masterpieces Curiosities Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage Sep 25 2015 Feb 14 2016 Grades 1 12 One of the most iconic photographs in history Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage is known for its innovative composition and as an investigation of class separation aboard a steamship Discussion topics include immigration social justice and photography Classes focusing on the medium of photography may visit both The Power of Pictures and Masterpieces Curiosities Alfred Stieglitz American 1864 1946 The Steerage 1907 photogravure 15 7 8 11 1 16 in 40 4 28 1 cm The Jewish Museum New York Purchase Mr and Mrs George Jaffin Fund 2000 6 BOOK THIS PROGRAM Art Materials and Process The Art of the Book Grades 3 12 Prayer Hymn for Alexander I Benjamin Nathansohn Vilnius Lithuania 1818 Ink and paint on silk brocade cover In this studio based workshop students examine parchments reed pens and the natural resources used to produce medieval books Students view original manuscripts in the galleries grind natural pigments such as saffron or malachite using a mortar and pestle and illuminate their own works of art with gold leaf BOOK THIS PROGRAM Art Materials and Process Multimedia and Process Grades 6 12 Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing 926 Loopy yellow and purple 1999 acrylic paint 164 102 1 2 in 416 6 260 4 cm The Jewish Museum New York Gift of an anonymous donor 2000 28 2008 The LeWitt Estate Artists Rights Society ARS New York Compare disparate works in various media through the lens of artistic process Tours may explore ancient to contemporary art combining stops in both permanent and special exhibitions BOOK THIS PROGRAM Art Materials and Process Materials in Art Grades Pre K 5 Larry Rivers Portrait of Vera List c 1965 Gift of Vera G List 1984 21 Art Estate of Larry Rivers Licensed by VAGA New York NY Students view art made from various types of materials from wire to window frames and consider the choices artists make In the studio students experiment with everyday materials to create their own works of art BOOK THIS PROGRAM History and Global Studies The Immigrant Experience Grades 3 12 Maurycy Minkowski After the Pogrom c 1910 Why do people move from one country to another and what do they bring with them or leave behind Through examination and discussion of works of art and artifacts students consider the personal and communal experience of immigration BOOK THIS PROGRAM History and Global Studies Remembering the Holocaust Grades 6 12 Christian Boltanski Monument Odessa 1989 2003 The Jewish Museum New York Purchase Melva Bucksbaum Contemporary Art Fund Christian Boltanski Courtesy of the Marian Goodman Gallery New York Students discuss interpret and establish connections between the events of World War II and works of art and artifacts related to the Holocaust BOOK THIS PROGRAM History and Global Studies Number the Stars Grades 3 5 Michael David Warsaw 1980 Pigment and wax on Masonite The Jewish Museum New York Elementary school students reading Lois Lowry s Number the Stars focus on issues of resistance and hope through an exploration of age appropriate works in the permanent exhibition BOOK THE PROGRAM Ritual and Ceremony Festivals of Light Grades Pre K 4 Matthew McCaslin Being the Light 2000 Explore the role of light in the Hanukkah Christmas and Kwanzaa holidays and view the Museum s spectacular collection of Hanukkah lamps Groups may request to focus solely on Hanukkah BOOK THIS PROGRAM Ritual and Ceremony Ceremonial Objects Grades K 12 Moshe Zabari Torah Crown 1969 Examine ritual objects and related paintings exploring how artists merge artistic style with function Students learn about Jewish culture and ceremonies by considering how these objects are traditionally used BOOK THIS PROGRAM Identity People and Portraits Grades Pre K 5 Moritz Daniel Oppenheim Self Portrait 1814 16 Purchase Anonymous gift in memory of Curtis Hereld Esther Leah Ritz Bequest Fine Arts Acquisitions Committee Fund Gift of Mr and Mrs George Jaffin by exchange and Abraham Aaroni and Ruth Taub Bequests 2008 137 Students compare and contrast works of art in different media that depict people and consider how artists use the gestures facial expressions and body language of their subjects to communicate ideas and emotions Discussion will also focus on how artistic choices impact the viewer s experience BOOK THIS PROGRAM Identity Art and Identity Grades 6 12 Raphael Soyer Dancing Lesson 1926 Students consider personal collective and cultural identity through an examination of paintings sculptures or photographs Tours may address issues of assimilation stereotypes and discrimination and heritage BOOK THIS PROGRAM Identity Cultural Exchange Grades 4 12 Portion of a Synagogue Wall Isfahan 16th century CE How does a culture or community retain its sense of identity when sharing environments technology art and ideas with other cultures Students explore art and artifacts that reflect the dynamic exchanges between many cultures BOOK THIS PROGRAM Language Arts Art as Text Grades 6 12 Alfred Stieglitz The Steerage 1907 The Jewish Museum New York Purchase Mr and Mrs George Jaffin Fund 2008 Georgia O Keefe

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  • The Jewish Museum - Programs - Families
    Storybooks and Art family Sun Apr 3 2016 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries Wearable Art family Sun Apr 3 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Apr 10 2016 11 30 AM Elizabeth Mitchell and You are My Flower Family Concert family Sun Apr 10 2016 12 PM Dig Drop In family Sun Apr 10 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Apr 17 2016 12 PM Freedom Art Jam Art Dance Party for Passover family Sun Apr 17 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Mon Apr 25 2016 1 PM Colorful Tapestries for Passover Vacation Week Art Workshops family Tue Apr 26 2016 1 PM Colorful Tapestries for Passover Vacation Week Art Workshops family Thu Apr 28 2016 1 PM Colorful Tapestries for Passover Vacation Week Art Workshops family Sun May 1 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun May 8 2016 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries Lines Shapes and Landscapes family Sun May 8 2016 12 PM Dig Drop In family Sun May 8 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun May 15 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun May 22 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Feb 14 2016 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries Recycle Reuse and Create Art family Sun Feb 14 2016 12 PM Dig Drop In family Sun Feb 14 2016 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined Drop In Art Workshop family Sun Feb 14 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Feb 21 2016 11 30 AM Vered and the Babes Family Concert family Sun Feb 21 2016 1 PM Personal Symbol Stamp Art Drop In Art Workshop family Sun Feb 21 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Feb 28 2016 1 PM Time Inspired Mobile Drop In Art Workshop family Sun Feb 28 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Mar 6 2016 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries Character Hunt family Sun Mar 6 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Mar 13 2016 10 30 AM Become a Paper Bag Player Theatre Art Workshop family Sun Mar 13 2016 11 30 AM The Paper Bag Players Pop Pop Popcorn Theatre Performance family Sun Mar 13 2016 12 PM Dig Drop In family Sun Mar 13 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Mar 13 2016 2 PM The Paper Bag Players Pop Pop Popcorn Theatre Performance family Sun Mar 20 2016 11 30 AM The Pop Ups Family Concert family Sun Mar 20 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Mar 27 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Apr 3 2016 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries Wearable Art family Sun Apr 3 2016 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art family Sun Apr 10 2016 11 30 AM Elizabeth Mitchell and You are My Flower Family Concert family Sun Apr 10 2016 12 PM Dig Drop

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  • The Jewish Museum - Programs - Teens
    community service hours or internship requirements at their school To Apply The application deadline for the 2016 17 school year is March 11 2016 Download the application here For more information about the program please call 212 423 3254 or e mail teenprograms thejm org High School Video Workshop In this free after school program students entering grades 9 12 work with a teaching artist to learn the basics of video production including storyboarding cinematography and editing Using the Museum s exhibitions as inspiration students work in small groups to create their own films No prior experience necessary beginners are welcome Teens participate in the High School Video Workshop Spring 2016 Ten Thursdays March 3 10 17 24 31 April 7 14 21 May 5 12 4 30 7 pm Application deadline Extended to Wednesday February 24 2016 Workshop space is limited and students must attend all sessions For more information please call 212 423 3254 or email teenprograms thejm org Download the application here The High School Video Workshop Series is made possible through the generosity of the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation Inc Additional support is provided through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Videos from previous High School Video Workshops slide data cycle timeout 6000 data cycle youtube true data youtube youtube Mr Wills Desired Fortune created by Lesli Lizbeth Luz and Hendry for the Fall 2015 Winter 2016 High School Video Workshop Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Add Like Unspoken created by Anastassia Yisharah and Hector for the Fall 2015 Winter 2016 High School Video Workshop Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Add Like Possessed created by Janairy Adrianna Qihan Christopher Hailey and Tyrique for the Fall 2015 Winter 2016 High School Video Workshop Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Add Like Pink Blue Red created by Monet Marc and Anthony for the Fall 2015 Winter 2016 High School Video Workshop Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Add Like Next Previous Teen Blog Teens from various Jewish Museum programs share their thoughts about art culture and their experiences at the Museum See highlights here and follow JM Teens on Tumblr Recent Posts Aug 4 2014 11 31am Read More Apr 29 2014 11 18am Read More Apr 29 2014 11 18am nicks lunchbox service Lunchtime drawing The Jewish Museum on 92nd and Fifth Avenue in the former Felix M Warburg House Read More Mar 1 2014 6 01pm Congratulations to the winners of our teen photo contest Read More Summer Studio Teens participate in the Summer Studio Students discuss ideas experiment with materials and create their own works of art in this week long summer program Summer 2016 dates August 8 12 Middle School Students 10 30 am 12 30 pm High School Students 1 30 5 00 pm For more

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  • The Jewish Museum - Programs - Pre-K-12 Educators
    groups support the Common Core State Standards CCSS and enhance classroom curricula by engaging students with primary sources in the form of original artworks and artifacts through close observation discussion and interpretation Below are examples of the ways in which guided museum visits foster skills outlined by the CCSS these skills are markers of students who are career and college ready Demonstrate Independence Jewish Museum educators use inquiry methods to create a forum in which students discuss their interpretations and share their opinions about works of art Students learn to debate ideas and think critically Gallery exercises and studio art projects encourage students to use their imagination be creative and hone problem solving skills Build strong content knowledge By engaging students with art and artifacts spanning thousands of years Museum visits build on classroom units of study with themes such as Archaeological Dig Ancient Civilizations Remembering the Holocaust and The Immigrant Experience Jewish Museum educators consult with classroom teachers to establish connections to classroom curricula goals and vocabulary Come to understand other perspectives and cultures The Museum s permanent collection comprises nearly 30 000 works of art from countries including India Israel China Argentina and Iran Students discuss the convergence of cultures and make connections to their own lives through themes such as Cultural Exchange Art and Identity Festivals of Light and The Immigrant Experience Respond to the varying demands of audience task purpose and discipline Students deconstruct how artists use color line and symbolic imagery to convey meaning and impact the viewer They later consider similar artistic choices when creating their own works of art Comprehend as well as critique Museum visits are organized around themes to facilitate access to complex concepts Students use discussion writing and art making activities to express their own ideas and to construct meaning Value evidence Museum educators encourage students to make observations and develop hypotheses through examination of primary sources original art and artifacts Students cite visual evidence during inquiry based discussions to support interpretations Movies that Matter Film Screenings for Schools Middle and high school students along with their teachers view award winning documentaries that examine issues such as identity culture and tolerance Each day of film screenings features post film discussions and a pizza lunch Middle Schools March 7 High Schools April 5 7 8 10 am 1 pm Free includes pizza lunch Students explore themes of identity culture and tolerance inspired by the Jewish Museum s collection and screenings of award winning documentary films Engaging guided conversations follow each screening To make a reservation or for more information please contact the Associate Manager of Teen Programs at teenprograms thejm org or 212 423 3254 Movies That Matter is made possible through the generosity of the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation Inc Additional support is provided through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Upcoming Programs Screening Opposite Field Mon Mar 7 10 am Middle school students along with their teachers view award winning documentaries that

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